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Default Air Force Logo Sports injuries; ouch!
During fiscal year 2012, the base experienced 429 documented injuries. Out of those 429, 169 were sports related. 17 injuries have already been logged for fiscal year 2013. According to Mr. Samuel Spooner, 17 Training Wing Chief of Safety, running injuries take the lead, followed by basketball, flag and tackle football, and soccer."Most of the
0 2/06
2013
GOODFELLOW AIR FORCE BASE, Texas- The veterinary clinic here, keeps military police dogs healthy and ready to tackle their mission. The clinic also offers services to household pets. (U.S. Air Force photo/ Staff Sgt. Laura McFarlane)
Goodfellow provides care to furry friends
The veterinary clinic here, provides an array of veterinary services; starting with military police dog care to vaccinations for Fluffy the household cat.Whether the situation is keeping the military police dogs healthy, to treating a sick puppy, Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, Denise Ruark, is ready to assist.Although she doesn't have the means to
0 2/06
2013
GOODFELLOW AIR FORCE BASE, Texas- Master Sgt. Christopher Doggett, 17th Training Wing military training leader, poses with his wife and children for a photo. Doggett was awarded the Air Force Commendation Medal for his outstanding achievement in Midland, Texas where he acted as a first responder to those injured in the Hunt for Heroes parade, Nov. 15 2012. (Courtesy photo) Goodfellow MTL uses SABC to save lives
To some, Self-Aid and Buddy Care is just another training course but to others, it has meant life or death during their career. One Airman proves just how important this course was in last year's Hunt for Heroes parade tragic accident. Master Sgt. Christopher Doggett has served in the U.S. Air Force since 1992. Throughout his career he has deployed
0 2/06
2013
Default Air Force Logo Share the road safely
Winter is starting to come to an end and with it, more people are choosing to ride bicycles to work.To protect the safety of everyone on the road, Goodfellow Air Force Base has strict policies governing the use of bicycles on base. According to GAFB Instruction 31-204, Air Force Motor Vehicle Traffic Supervision document, bicyclists have the same
0 2/04
2013
Default Air Force Logo Operation Warmheart, helping all year long
Although Operation Warmheart is mostly known for its Thanksgiving and Christmas collections at the Commissary, there's much more to this great program. Operation Warmheart is a year-long program that operates in three capacities: facilitate donations, distributions throughout the year and the holiday donation and distribution season.The first,
0 1/24
2013
GOODFELLOW AIR FORCE BASE, Texas – Staff Sgt. Robert Prince, 17th Training Support Squadron unit training manager, and Master Sgt. Gregorio Escamilla, 17th Training Support Squadron flight chief, participate in one of the circuit training stations at the Carswell Field House here, Jan. 14. This station and others were incorporated into the circuit training to focus on the abdominal sections. (U.S Air Force photo/ Airman 1st Class Joshua Edwards) Improving PT scores: Circuit Training
Participants of the circuit training classes at the Carswell Fitness Center, have experienced an increase in their physical fitness assessment scores."Circuit training helps condition the body," said Alfredo Pizana, 17th Force Support Squadron fitness center manager. "It trains the body to handle exercises without issues. Circuit training also
0 1/11
2013
GOODFELLOW AIR FORCE BASE, Texas – Staff Sgt. Barak Heaney, 316th Training Squadron military training instructor, stamps Airman Marvic Bodie’s, 316th Training Squadron student, and Airman Caleb Lusk’s, 316th Training Squadron student, Advance Transition Phase Card in Building 3139 here, Dec. 20. This was the first part of Heaney’s day that Jennifer Rios, Standard-Times journalist, saw as she shadowed him for a feature she was writing for The Standard-Times. (U.S. Air Force photo/ Airman 1st Class Joshua Edwards) A day in the life of...
Staff Sgt. Barak Heaney, 316th Training Squadron military training leader, was shadowed by Jennifer Rios,a reporter from The Standard-Times, Dec. 20.When Rios entered Heaney's office that morning, she was drawn to several items. First she noticed all the abstract paints on his walls, most of them Heaney had painted himself. On his desk were various
0 1/10
2013
GOODFELLOW AIR FORCE BASE, Texas--Senior Airman Clifton Gathers, jersey number six, of the 17th Comptroller Squadron, demonstrates his skill on the field, during a game versus the Central Texas Outlaws, an Austin based semi-professional football team. (Courtesy photo) Goodfellow Comptroller Airman named football MVP
A Senior Airman from the 17th Comptroller Squadron was named most valuable semi-professional football player for the state of Texas, Dec 31, 2012.Senior Airman Clifton Gathers is a running back for the West Texas Scorpions semi-pro football team. "Cliff's demeanor and dedicated personality shows on the field," David Samaniego, his coach said. "He
0 1/09
2013
Col. Thomas L. Schmidt, 17th Training Wing Vice Commander (Courtesy photo) The Air Force - A Great Way of Life
Col. Thomas Schmidt, 17th Training Wing Vice Commander, has served in the Air Force since 1992. He has served stateside and overseas in various Air Traffic Control, Airfield Operations and Airspace Management assignments across four Major Commands, including tours in California, Oklahoma, Germany and New Mexico, as well as deployments to Saudi
0 12/03
2012
Default Air Force Logo Be energy conscious when traveling
Christmas is right around the corner and lots of people are leaving their homes for days or even weeks to travel, so do you know what to do to make your home as energy efficient as possible while you're gone? Mary Lumsdon, 17th Training Wing energy manager, said traveling provides a great opportunity, to save on household energy use. "You're not
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2012
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